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UAE central bank to set up cybersecurity department for financial institutions – governor

By Nada Al Rifai UAE central bank governor said a minimum set of standards for cybersecurity controls will be established in coordination with the National Electronic Security Authority The central bank of the United Arab Emirates has taken a set of decisions to mitigate cyber-risks that are likely to increase with the digitalisation of financial services, its governor said today. …

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Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity strengthens META region team with new appointments

Dubai, Kaspersky Lab announces the appointment of Amir Kanaan as Managing Director in the Middle East, as well as the promotion of Aman Manzoor to the new role of Head of Consumer Sales in META (Middle East, Turkey and Africa). These changes reflect the focus the company places on the region for its development. “We see great business perspectives for …

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Digital Shadows Recognized As One Of World’s Most Innovative Cybersecurity Technologies

Company to be honored at SINET Showcase in Washington, D.C., Nov. 2-3, 2016 Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, has been named one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity technologies of 2016 in the annual SINET 16 awards. Each year SINET, an organization focused on advancing cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration, looks at the most innovative early stage …

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Oman and Malaysia tie up to boost cybersecurity

The Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Malaysia signed on Thursday a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of cybersecurity. Dr. Salim Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of the Information Technology Authority ( ITA ) and Dr. Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab CEO of Cybersecurity Malaysia signed the agreement on behalf of the two countries. This agreement comes to continue the …

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Honeywell to Showcase ‘Hospital of the Future’ at Building Healthcare Middle East 2015

Firm is well positioned to support GCC states investing in integrated intelligent technologies for effective healthcare management. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 8, 2015: With the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates investing heavily to upgrade and digitize their current healthcare infrastructure, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is well-poised to help …

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Cybersecurity remains a top priority and concern in the Middle East

Global I.T. gurus to unravel dangers of cybercrimes at the 3rd Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference 2015 Middle East cybersecurity market to be worth USD9.56 billion by 2019 First Gulf Enterprise Mobility Exhibition and Conference (GEMEC) to discuss Mobility & Security for Middle East Government & Enterprise 26 February 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: As news reports are abuzz …

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Middle East is a Global Leader in Prioritizing Cybersecurity

More of the region’s organizational leaders set cybersecurity as a priority, according to Raytheon-sponsored survey ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates: Business and government leaders in the Middle East and North Africa are ahead of other parts of the world in setting cybersecurity as a priority, a new survey of information technology professionals indicates. The survey, commissioned by Raytheon Company (NYSE: …

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UAE Cybersecurity Threat Landscape “More Intense and Complex Than Ever”

New survey among top IT decision-makers highlights growing threats and need for action New findings revealed ahead of this month’s IDC Summit in Dubai. 81% of surveyed IT decision-makers believed their organization was more vulnerable than ever to cybersecurity threats. Only 8% confident their organisation has consistent IT security measures across entire IT network. 82% ranked their organisation’s vulnerability to …

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Technology Link to Business Success Grows Stronger for Middle Eastern Companies, New CompTIA Study Finds

The role of information technology (IT) in setting strategic priorities and achieving business success is growing for companies in the Middle East and around the world, according to new research released today by CompTIA, the non-profit association for the IT industry. More than 90 percent of Middle Eastern businesses surveyed say technology is important or very important to their success; …

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Symantec Predicts Continued Growth in Cyber Activity in Egypt in 2013

Symantec announces its 2013 cybersecurity predictions which emphasize that Egyptian organizations and individuals continue to be a target for cybercrime attacks. According to Symantec’s 2011 Global Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 17, Egypt’s global ranking was on the rise due to an increase in online and mobile internet activity, as well as rapid adoption of social networking across the country. …

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